More than seven in ten Americans (71%) served by a water utility say they are satisfied with their tap water, according to a recent survey conducted by Morning Consult on AWWA's behalf.
The survey about public perceptions of tap water, conducted in June 2021, follows a similar survey conducted in June 2020.
Lead Resource Page
Lead Communications Toolkit
Lead Whiteboard Explainer
Lead and Drinking Water: Talking with Your Community Brochure
EPA releases revised rule on lead (October 10, 2019), AWWA Connections
Transparent Communication Builds Trust Regarding Lead in Drinking Water (2018), Opflow
Lead Communication It's Not What You Say but How You Say It (2018), Opflow
Lead in water: What level should prompt action? (March 2, 2017), AWWA Connections
Public outreach key to mitigating lead risks (May 12, 2016), AWWA Connections
Proactive utilities engage media on lead (February 18, 2016), AWWA Connections
Communicating About Lead Service Lines: A Guide for Water Systems Addressing Service Line Repair and Replacement (2014)
PFAS Resource Page
AWWA Briefing on PFAS
Summary of State Policies to Protect Drinking Water